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Insured Contractor Is ‘Nominal Party’ for Removal (access required)

An insured roofing contractor who settled a suit for defective work for $1 million is a nominal party in a contribution suit between the contractor’s insurance carriers, and applying the nominal party exception to the rule requiring unanimous consent to removal, the 4th Circuit affirms the district court’s dismissal of this suit. After settlement of the ...